In addition, PSQH featured the research team’s collaboration to produce a free toolkit that includes guides to aid healthcare organizations when holding crucial conversations during a merger.
Citation for the Full-text Article
Palmer J. Digging into the patient safety risks from hospital merger. Patient Safety & Quality Healthcare. July 2o, 2018.
- Harvard Experts Release New Tools to Protect Patient Safety During Health System Mergers and Acquisitions [press release]
- Hospital Mergers or Acquisitions May Cause Short-Term Patient Safety Issues.
- The Risks to Patient Safety From Health System Expansions [original study]
- Patient Safety Discussion Toolkit for System Expansion [toolkit download]
- Viewpoint: Why Hospital Mergers Raise Patient Safety Problems